Navy Health Report

Navy Health Report

The Navy has studied the effects of harmful noise and taken measures to protect carrier crews and pilots.   For example, the following graphic shows pilots in the cockpit requiring maximum headgear for protection against noise levels between 115 to 130  As you view and consider this graphic, realize that the decibel readings in Admiral’s Cove range from 119 dBD to 134 dB:

cockpit

But, as of this 2009 report, the Navy had not done enough:

exposure risk

Here is the cost of hearing loss paid to veterans.  Will civilians qualify?

cost of hearing los

For the full report, see:

Navy Report on Harmful Noise

 

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